How To Change Address and Other ‘Data’ in Aadhar Letter/Card?

How To Change Address and Other ‘Data’ in Aadhar Letter/Card?

‘Aadhar Letter’/’Card’ has been issued to the ‘Residents of India’, upon enrollment for the same, at specified ‘Aadhar Centers’, since September 2010.

How to Update Aadhar Data

You can update (change/correct) your ‘Address’ and other ‘Data’ in your ‘Aadhar Card’.

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The following is a list of ‘Data’ in your Aadhar Card which can be updated:uid-aadhaar-card-update-data-online-1

  • Name,
  • Address,
  • Gender,
  • Date of Birth,
  • Mobile Number and
  • Email ID.

Any ‘Indian Resident’, who have already been issued with ‘Aadhar Letter’/’Card’ can update ‘Data’ in Aadhar Letter/Card.

The ‘Registered Mobile Number’ is a must for the above purpose of updating  of , ‘Data’ in the Aadhar Letter/Card.

The ‘Registered Mobile Number’ is the Mobile Number provided by the ‘Aadhar Card Holder’ at  the time of ‘Enrollment for ‘Aadhar Card’ and / or which has subsequently been  changed/ updated.

In case, if your Aadhar Card- ‘Mobile Number’ has not been registered with your Aadhar Card or if you have lost/ do not possess the ‘Registered Mobile Number’, you will have to visit the nearest ‘Aadhar Update Center’ and get your ‘Mobile Number’ registered.mobileYou can update your ‘Data’ in the Aadhar Letter/Card by visiting one of the following:

  1. The nearest ‘Aadhar Update Center’ OR
  2. The Official Website of Aadhar Card/UIDAI

To update one or more of the  ‘Data’ in your ORIGINAL ‘Aadhar Letter’/’Card’, you may make use of the ‘Aadhar Self Service Update Portal’ /SSUP of the ‘UIDAI’.

The following is a list of Languages along with English currently supported  by the ‘Aadhar Self Service Update Portal’/ SSUP Portal of the ‘Unique Identification Authority of India’/ UIDAI:

  • Assameseassamese2
  • Bengalbengali
  • GujaratiGujarati_
  • Hindihindi
  • Kannadakannada
  • Malayalammalayalam
  • Marathimarathi1
  • Oriyaoriya-
  • PunjabiPunjabi_
  • Tamiltamil
  • Telugutelugu and
  • Urduurdu

 

The local language in which the original enrollment for Aadhar Card is done will be the local language for the Aadhar Card updating.

As of now there is NO OPTION for change of local language online.

Also it is not clear from the instructions of UIDAI whether the local language may be changed while preferring updating of data by post.

Steps for Updating of Address/Other Data in your Aadhar Letter/Card making use of the Official Website of UIDAI:

To get your Address/Other Data- updated in your ‘Aadhar Letter/Card’, you will have to take the following few steps:

STEP  1:

Visit the following ‘Aadhar Card’ website using the following link:

https://uidai.gov.in/index.php

STEP  2:

Login with your ‘Aadhar Number’

STEP  3:

Click ‘Update your Aadhar Data’

You will find the following 2 Options for getting your Address changed in your ‘Aadhar Card’:

  1. Online and
  2. By Post

UPDATING ONLINE:update online

As and if you want to get your Address in your ‘Aadhar Card’ changed online,

Click ‘Update your Aadhar Data’ box given below the ‘Steps for Online Request’

You will get the detailed instructions for ‘Updating’ data in your Aadhar Card, including Change of Address’ among others

You may read carefully the instructions given for updating your various data in your Aadhar card

And you will find the detailed list (Given at the end for reference) of ‘Valid Documents’ for updating in your Aadhar Card, namely:

  • The Supported Proof of Identity /PoI Documents Containing Name and Photo for Name Corrections and
  • The Supported Proof of Address /PoA Documents Containing Name and Address and
  • The Supported Proof of Date of Birth/DoB

As and when you Click ‘Update Aadhar’ box you will receive and ‘One Time Password’/OTP to your Registered Mobile Number.

Enter  the ‘One Time Password’/OTP and the ‘Captcha’ appearing on the screen to login to the Aadhar Update Portal

Select the information to be Updated .

You can select more than one information/’Data’ for change/correction/updating in the  Aadhaar Letter/Card

Fill the fields with the details to be Updated in English as well as in Local Language

You must type the details of the data to be updated in English.

The details of the data typed by you in English will be automatically translated into the local language in which the original Aadhar card was issued.

The automatic translation of the data you are typing for updating may not be accurate translation.

You will have to make corrections by typing in English in the places of the local language translation made automatically.

You must type in English the words in the language based on the sounds / phonetics of the words.

In the process of correcting the local language data, many times you may be facing problem in completing the updating request process as the document will expire in the meanwhile.

As and when you face the problem of not completing the updating request you will have to login again using your Aadhar Card Number, One Time Password to you Registered Mobile Number.

UIDAI must take necessary steps to make the process of automatic / correct translation of the data into the local language/s.

After verifying the correctness of your ‘Data’ in your request for updating and uploading the required Supporting Document in Colour Scan of size not exceeding 2 MB you may Click the ‘SUBMIT’ button.

After successful submission of your request for pdating ‘Data’ in your Aadhar Letter/Card you will get a confirmation message  with a ‘Update Request Number’/URN by SMS to your Registered Mobile Number.

You may preserve the SMS for follow up and future reference.

You will get another SMS regarding the completion of your ‘Update Request’ as and when the ‘Data’ updating is completed by UIDAI

You will receive the ‘Updated Aadhar Letter / Card’ by Ordinary Post to your address (to the new address updated) within 10 days.

In case, if you need the updated Aadhar Card, urgently, then you may log in into your Aadhar Number and download the updated Aadhar Letter/Card and get your updated  Aadhar Card.

It is advisable to get your ‘Updated Aadhar Card’ received by post laminated for use.

SENDING THE UPDATING REQUEST BY POST:

‘Registered Mobile Number’ is mandatory for sending an update request by post.   

Download the ‘Aadhar Update/Correction Form’ from the link given in the website.

After duly filling in the downloaded ‘Aadhar Update/Correction Form SEND THE FORM along with self attested photocopies of the required documents to anyone of the 2 Addresses of UIDAI given in the form, by REGISTERED POST.

You will be receiving the updated ‘Aadhar Letter/Card’ by POST to your Postal Address.aadhar-reg

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ANNEXURES:

AADHAR DATA UPDATE/CORRECTION FORM

(For Sending By Post)

This form is used for sending Update/Correction Requests through Post. Use capital letters only. Fill the complete form irrespective of the field/s for update/correction. Providing mobile number is mandatory for Update/Change in any of the fields. Field for Update/Correction: Select (☑) Name Gender Date of Birth Address Email ID
Aadhar No. (Please provide accurate 12-digit Aadhaar number here): | | | | | | | | | | | | |
Field Fill Details in English in this column (Use Capital Letters) Fill Details in Local Language in this column(Use same local language as in your Aadhaar letter)
Resident’s Name
Gender Select (☑) Male ( ) Female ( ) Transgender ( )
Date of Birth | DD | MM | YYYY |
Address

C/O Details

Select (☑) C/o ( ) D/o ( ) S/o ( ) W/o ( ) H/o ( )
Guardian/ Parent/Spouse Name NAME NAME
House / Bldg./Apt.
Street/Road/Lane
Landmark
Area/locality/sector
Village/Town /City
District
Post Office
State
PIN CODE | | | | | | |
Mobile No (mandatory) | | | | | | | | | | | E Mail (optional)
Document Details (Write Names of the documents attached. Refer Annexure I for Valid documents)
a. POI (for Name Correction) b. PoI (for Name Change)
c. DOB d. POA
I confirm that I have read the instructions carefully and the information provided by me to the UIDAI and the information contained herein is true, correct and accurate.

Applicant’s signature/Thumbprint

Addresses For sending Update Request By Post:

UIDAI

Post Box No. 10,

Chhindwara,

Madhya Pradesh – 480001,

India

UIDAI

Post Box No. 99,

Banjara Hills,

Hyderabad – 500034,

India

Instructions  for filling up the Aadhar Updation/Correction Form:

  • Fill the Update request form in capital letters and mention the Mobile number correctly. Fill the form in English as well as Local Language.
  • Fill the form with current details only. There is no need to provide old Name/ Address.
  • Write your   full name without Dr. /Mr. /Col. Etc.
  • Fill in Date of Birth in DD/MM/YYYY/ format. You can update Date of Birth from Declared to Verified only once.
  • Write correct and complete address.
  • To include Guardian/ Parent/Spouse Name as part of the address, select the Address correction option. Then select appropriate box in C/o details and enter the name of the person in the subsequent field.
  • You are required to fill the complete address and submit supporting PoA even if you want to update/correct only C/o details.
  • You must be available at the given mobile number for any clarifications. Status of application will be intimated by sending an ‘SMS’ on this mobile number.
  •  You have to submit only the document/s which is/are required to support the Change/ Correction. For example you are not required to attach an Address proof if you are changing your Date of Birth or your Name.
  • Aadhaar letter with updated details will be delivered at the given address only in case of Update/Correction in Name, Address, Date of Birth and Gender.
  • Depending upon the information to be updated, send self-signed (self attested) supporting documents as per the Valid Documents List. Only in case a child is below five years, parent/guardian can sign the copies of documents.
  • Name Correction/Update – Requires submission of any one of the Proof of Identity(PoI) listed in “Supported PoI Documents Containing Name and Photo for Name Corrections/Update”
  • Date of Birth Correction (DoB) – Requires submission of any one of the DoB listed in “Supported Proof of Date of Birth Documents”
  • Address Corrections/Change – Requires submission of any one of the Proof of Address (PoA) listed in “Supported Proof of Address (PoA) Documents Containing Name and Address”
  • Mention Aadhaar Number on all copies of documents. Mention Type of Document (PoI/PoA/DoB) on the copy of the document
  • Mark the envelope as “Aadhar Update/Correction” on top.
  • Seal the envelope properly.
  • Send the Aadhar Correction form along with the supporting documents to one of the addresses given in Annexure II.

Note : Submission of information for update does not guarantee update of Aadhar data. The information submitted is subject to verification and validation. Furnishing of incorrect information/suppression of information would lead to rejection of application and would attract penal provisions under prevailing laws

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Annexure I:

List of Documents Required for updating ‘Data’ in your Aadhar Card are given below for your ready reference :

For updating of Mobile Number and Gender:NO DOCUMENT IS REQUIRED

The following is a List of Valid Documents for Aadhar Data Update/Supported Proof of Identiy/PoI –Documents Containing the Name and Photo for Name Corrections:

  • Address Card having Name and Photo issued by Department of Posts
  • Affidavit executed on non-judicial stamp paper to be submitted by a woman applicant for name change after marriage (Joint Affidavit to be submitted along with her husband with joint photo)
  • Arms License
  • Bank ATM Card with photo
  • Certificate of Identify having photo issued by Gazetted Officer or Tahsildar on letterhead
  • CGHS / ECHS Photo Card
  • Credit Card with photo
  • Disability ID Card/handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective State/UT
  • Driving License
  • Family   Ration/ PDS Photo Card
  • Freedom Fighter Photo Card
  • Gazette Notification
  • Government Photo ID Cards/ service photo identity card issued by PSU
  • IT  PAN Card
  • Kissan Photo Passbook
  • Legal Name Change Certificate
  • Marriage Certificate
  • NREGS Job Card
  • Passport
  • Pensioner Photo Card
  • Photo ID issued by Recognized Educational Institution
  • Proof of Marriage document issued by the Registrar
  • Voter ID

Note: For the above documents, where original document does not have photo, the photocopy/scan of the documents must be taken along with the Resident’s photo

List of ‘Supported Proof of Address/PoA- Documents Containing Name and Address:

  • Address Card having Name and Photo issued by Department of Posts
  • Affidavit executed on non-judicial stamp paper to be submitted by a woman applicant for name change after marriage (Joint Affidavit to be submitted along with her husband with joint photo)
  • Arms License
  • Bank ATM Card with photo
  • Certificate of Identify having photo issued by Gazetted Officer or Tahsildar on letterhead
  • CGHS / ECHS Photo Card
  • Credit Card with photo
  • Disability ID Card/handicapped medical certificate issued by the respective State/UT
  • Driving License
  • Family Ration/ PDS Photo Card
  • Freedom Fighter Photo Card
  • Gazette Notification
  • Government Photo ID Cards/ service photo identity card issued by PSU
  • IT PAN Card
  • Kissan Photo Passbook
  • Legal Name Change Certificate
  • Marriage Certificate
  • NREGS Job Card
  • Passport
  • Pensioner Photo Card
  • Photo ID issued by Recognized Educational Institution
  • Proof of Marriage document issued by the Registrar
  • Registered House Rental / Lease Agreement
  • Voter ID

List of ‘Supported Proof of Date of Birth’/DoB- Documents:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Certificate of Date of Birth issued by Group A Gazetted Officer on letterhead
  • Passport
  • SSLC Book/Certificate

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